Jun 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog

Department of Physical Therapy

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Yasser Salem, PT, PhD, NCS, PCS, Interim Chair and Associate Professor

Jacque Richwine, Assistant to the Chair

Contact Information:
Phone: (817) 735-2952 Fax: (817) 735-2518


Felicity White, MEd, Director of Admissions, School of Health Professions

Adrienne Lustgarten, Admissions Associate

Contact Information:
Phone: (817) 735-2003 Fax: (817) 735-0696
Email: PTAdmissions@unthsc.edu


Creating solutions for a healthier community by producing highly qualified doctors of physical therapy, and leading in education, professional service, clinical service and research activities


Be the team of choice for education, discovery and health care


The faculty of the Department of Physical Therapy embrace the seven core professional values as stated by the American Physical Therapy Association. These values are recognized as tenants of a doctoring profession. Faculty model these values and integrate them into the curriculum, while encouraging our students to do the same. These core values are integrated and synthesized through evidence-based learning and service learning opportunities. The seven core professional values are:

  • Accountability
  • Altruism
  • Compassion/caring
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Professional duty
  • Social responsibility

About the Department of Physical Therapy


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